Make Your Editor Cry: Bison (Awkward Plural)
BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of bison is bison.
bison: any of several large bovine mammals (genus Bison) that have a long, broad head, short, hollow horns, heavy forequarters, a large muscular hump across the shoulders, and a shaggy mane on the head and lower neck, and that typically live and migrate in herds
The singular of bison is bison. The plural of bison is also bison.
The hunters carefully surrounded the lame bison and moved in for the kill.
Dozens of bison have been released into Romania’s Southern Carpathian Mountains as part of the area’s largest re-wilding program.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.